The Week of August 22, 2021 by CoenM

Champion(s):

UncleTed


Runner(s)-Up:

KlionskyG
"Small facts lead to great knowing."


Quiz Description

Answer these questions about firsts at the recently concluded 2020/1 Summer Olympics in Tokyo

Full Results:

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1 UncleTed 305 98 15
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2 KlionskyG 296 94 00
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3 LynchT 286 90 15
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4 KPope 280 86 15
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5 groug 277 80 15
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5 MattK 277 80 15
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7 jveditz 275 74 00
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8 DeeKay 274 70 15
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9 JCEurovision 267 66 00
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10 ecpekkle 260 62 00
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11 NathanL 259 58 15
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12 KonkelT 257 54 15
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13 SokolM 253 50 15
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14 Vendy12 251 46 15
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15 alamble 244 42 15
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16 helene 243 38 15
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17 gaufqwi 231 34 15
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18 HortonR 207 30 15
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19 Timm 204 26 15
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20 orwant 203 22 15
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21 Squidpickles 200 18 15
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22 JamesDenny 199 14 15
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23 Tarn 192 10 15
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24 DouglasLovesVixey 162 4 15
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24 KCrest 162 4 15
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Questions:

What AMERICAN DANCER AND ENTERTAINER will be honored with interment in the Pantheon in Paris, making her the first Black woman so honored? The decision was based on her activities for the French Resistance in World War II, for which she received the Croix de Guerre and was named a Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur.

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Josephine Baker

What COMPANY saw its Covid-19 vaccine, now going by the name Comernity, given full approval for use against the disease by the US Food and Drug Administration?

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Pfizer

What HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER announced that he would seek the Republican nomination for the US Senate seat currently held by Raphael Warnock? He is backed by Donald Trump, for whom he used to work in a football capacity.

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Herschel Walker

The terror group ISIS-K took responsibility for an attack that killed over 170 at the Kabul airport. The 'K' in their name stands for Khorosan, a historic territory in central and east Asia centered on what MODERN DAY COUNTRY? That country still has a province with that name.

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Iran

Spencer Elden filed a lawsuit in California against 15 defendants, all of whom were involved with what 1991 ALBUM where an infant Elden was pictured naked in a pool swimming after a dollar bill? The suit alleges that no release was ever signed allowing use of the photo, and that using an unredacted version of the photo is child pornography.

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Nevermind

What US AIRLINE, rather than impose a vaccine mandate on its employees, announced it would add a $200 monthly increase to the health insurance premiums of unvaccinated employees to cover the cost of Covid-19 treatment?

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Delta

What ADULT FILM STAR was indicted on 34 counts of sex crimes (unrelated to his work) against 21 victims, occurring between 1996 and 2020?

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Ron Jeremy (Hyatt)

The nephew of what ARTIST, who died last year of Covid-19, confirmed that his last planned installation, the wrapping of the Arc de Triomphe, would take place this fall?

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Christo

What PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES announced he would run for vice president with either his daughter Sara or an aide running for president? Term limits prevent him from running for another presidential term.

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Rodrigo Duterte

Your HallR mini-theme of the week (TM): The States of Covid. South Dakota saw a quintupling of cases two weeks after what CITY held its annual motorcycle rally?

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Sturgis

A judge in what US STATE threw out a ban on mandated face masks in public schools, saying that the law the executive order cited also includes a provision saying schools may implement rules "reasonable and necessary to achieve a compelling state interest?" At least 10 districts implemented mandates prior to the ruling, with the threat of losing state funding for doing so.

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Florda

Scientists announced that they had accidentally discovered the world’s northernmost island off the coast of what LARGER ISLAND? They are proposing to name it Qeqertaq Avannarleq, which means “the northernmost island” in the larger island’s native language.

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Greenland